Former DC Wangliam Lowang passes away

KHONSA, Mar 6: Former Tirap Deputy Commissioner and retired Registrar of Coop Societies (RCS), Wangliam Lowang breathed his last on 5 March after a prolonged illness.
He was 61, and is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son.
Born in Kheti village under Tirap district, Lowang was a very sincere, dedicated and law abiding administrative officer of the state. He retired from government service in 2015.
Meanwhile, a pall of gloom descended on the native village of Lowang and entire Tirap district.
All the four MLAs of the district expressed profound grief over death of Lowang. They said that the services rendered by him for the interest of the people will always be remembered.
A condolence meeting was also observed at the Tirap deputy commissioner’s office on Tuesday. The employees of the office, led by Deputy Commissioner PN Thungon deeply mourned the death of Lowang.
Further, the deputy commissioner declared holiday for the second half of the day in its office as mark of respect to the departed soul.
The traders and shopkeepers of Khonsa also downed the shutters of their business establishments/shops for a day on Tuesday in honour of late Lowang.
The Panchayati Raj leaders, Chiefs of Nocte villages and public also paid their last respects to Lowang.